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Vertex Week: advice for creating an art book with Spiridon Giannakis

Advice for creating an art book with Spiridon Giannakis

Do you have the burning ambition to launch your own art book and follow in the brush strokes of James Gurney, John Howe and Brian Froud? Then pay attention to Vertex Week 2022's guest speaker Spiridon Giannakis. The book publisher has helped many artists, including Even Mehl Amundsen, Andrew Mar, Alex Konstad, Abigail Larson to self-publish their art books. 

In his Vertex Week 2022 video Spiridon Giannakis (opens in new tab) presents his 10 tips planning, creating, and publishing your first art book.

With Spiridon Giannakis' advice still ringing in your ears why not take in more inspiration by following along with James Gurney's Vertex Week 2022 talk in which the New York best-selling listed artist reveals how to mix fantasy elements into your plein air painting

You also might want to read our list of the best art books in 2022. Or dig into our round-up of the best art techniques for anyone who loves painting and drawing. Digital artists, you can improve your skills with our 69 essential Photoshop tutorials.

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Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & Design at Creative Bloq. Ian is the former editor of many leading magazines, including digital art focused ImagineFX and 3D World and leading video game title Official PlayStation Magazine. Ian launched the magazine X360 in 2005 and has relaunched many others. In his early career Ian wrote for music and film magazines, including Uncut, SFX, and assisted on The Idler. With over 25 years' experience in both print and online journalism, Ian has worked on many leading video game and digital art brands. With a passion for video games and art, Ian combines his loves to bring the latest news on NFTs, video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq. In his spare time he doodles in Corel Painter, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5.